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Jina Chung Sets Up Her Content With Humor

D. Dominick Lombardi | Posted 12.16.2014 | Arts
D. Dominick Lombardi

Jina Chung can best be described as an artist who champions a sort of Post Pop- Conceptual-Dada blend of thinking where one can decipher their connection to ambient everyday things to create self awareness.

Top 10 U.S. Museum Shows 2014

Simon Watson | Posted 04.19.2014 | Arts
Simon Watson

Friends from four continents planning visits to the U.S. have asked me what upcoming museum shows are likely to be must-sees. Here's my current list of these shows, which happen to feature an unusually strong selection of work by women.

First Nighter: Fiona Shaw's Miraculous Testament of Mary William Christie's Marvelous David et Jonathas

David Finkle | Posted 06.23.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

What Nikos Kazantzakis did to de-sanctify Jesus in The Last Temptation of Christ, Colm Toibin has done for the Madonna in The Testament of Mary -- with, predictably, the some outraged response from various Catholic Church officials.

Creepiest Museum Exhibition Ever?

Posted 07.12.2012 | Arts

London's National Gallery is known for housing the most talented and famed artists through the years, so their upcoming homage to Venetian master Titi...

For the Sake of the Stir: Adel Abdessemed at David Zwirner

Bobby Elliott | Posted 05.05.2012 | Arts
Bobby Elliott

There are a lot of things about the Chelsea art scene that makes tempers flare. There's your typical gallery receptionist, who won't return your smile and answers your question only if he or she has to; there are the white walls that make you hold your breath until you leave -- and, of course, there's the art.

WATCH: Google's Virtual Museum

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 11.18.2011 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

Google is the engine that keeps on giving. A while back, the colossus of search gave us its master plan of digitizing every book in the world, with t...

Tracey Emin, Chris Ofili Tapped To Design Olympics Posters

Posted 08.24.2011 | Arts

The posters for the Olympics immortalize the event long after the games themselves have ended. Over the years, artists like David Hockney and Andy War...

Contemporary Design Takes Over New York For ICFF

Marina Cashdan | Posted 07.18.2011 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

This past weekend New York City celebrated everything that is contemporary design with one of the world's most well-regarded design fairs, the annual ...

Using Google Art To Explore Famous, Unfinished Paintings

James Elkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Elkins

I have been writing about looking slowly, taking the time to see the visual world. My first column was about a Mondrian painting, and it included some...